Effects of Radon and UV Exposure on Skin Cancer Mortality in Switzerland

Conclusions: There is considerable variation in radon and UV exposure across Switzerland. Our study suggests both are relevant risk factors for skin cancer mortality. A better understanding of the role of the UV radiation and radon exposure is of high public health relevance. https://doi.org/10.1289/EHP825 Received: 19 July 2016 Revised: 28 October 2016 Accepted: 15 November 2016 Published: 16 June 2017 Address correspondence to D. Vienneau, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute, Socinstrasse 57, CH-4051, Basel, Switzerland. Telephone: 41 (0) 61-284-8398. E-mail: danielle.vienneau@unibas.ch Supplemental Material is available online (https://doi.org/10.1289/EHP825). The authors declare they have no actual or potential competing financial interests. Note to readers with disabilities: EHP strives to ensure that all journal content is accessible to all readers. However, some figures and Supplemental Material published in EHP articles may not conform to 508 standards due to the complexity of the information being presented. If you need assistance accessing journal content, please contact ehponline@niehs.nih.gov. Our staff will work with you to assess and meet your accessibility needs within 3 working days. Supplemental Material PDF (542 KB) Note to readers with disabilities: EHP has provided a 508-conformant table of contents summarizing the Supplemental Material for this art...
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